About N70 billon was remitted into the Federation Account in the last one year by the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC.
This information was contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Monday by the Special Assistant on Media to the chief executive of the commission, Yakubu Musa.
The NCC further disclosed that, “This is in addition to the N30 billion paid by MTN Nigeria as a part payment of the N330 billion fine slammed on it by the commission.”
Musa, in the statement, also stated that the NCC won the European Award for Best Practices 2016 at a ceremony held in Brussels, Belgium and was hosted by the European Society for Quality Research (ESQR), an affiliate of the European Union (EU).
He added that no fewer than 63 countries participated in the award out of which the NCC won the European Award for Best Practices 2016.
It said that the award, which was in the Gold category, was in recognition of its outstanding commitment, support and results in quality management strategies.
It said Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice-Chairman of the commission, will address a Retreat on Revenue Generation scheduled to hold from July 13 to 15 in Kano State.
Danbatta, a Professor of Telecommunications Engineering, is also expected to share NCC’s experience with the participants.